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Access issues inherited from New South Wales and ACT

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Ethic inherited from Illawarra

Lots of bolts in this region. Most development has been done after the 1980s.

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FA: Graeme Hill, 1993

FA: Graeme Hill, 1993

FA: Andrew Bull, 1994

Start up Cheese Monster past the first crux. At the break climb right, past the crux of "Non-Dairy Cheese-Like Substitute". At the break under the roof, head straight out past slopes and edges (V9) and finish with a big move to the break. Awesomely sustained climb, vision and bolts by Robbie Le Breton, climbed by Vince Day.

Route renamed on request of Vince Day in 2020.

FA: Vince Day, 2006

As for Stinky Cheese for 8 metres or so. Head up through the slopey flake to the start of the roof. Go left about 10 metres to join the last 3 moves of Cheesemonster (stay high).

FA: Rob Lebreton, 2000

Start up Cheesemonster. At the break traverse right a few metres to join Non Dairy Cheeselike Substitute, and finish up that.

FA: Pete Tosen, 2010

Variants to NDCS : just before the final crux, drop-down onto Cheesemonster's final big jug. Finish as for Cheesemonster or Stinky Cheese.

Start up Wham Bam Thankyou Maam. At 3 metres, traverse left and up a bit and more left. At 12 metres the route joins Cheesemonster for 4 bolts. Just before the massive flat-top jug, traverse left another few metres, then up to Cheesemonster anchors.

Route name changed at the request of the first ascentionist.

FA: Rob Lebreton, 1994

As for Stinky Cheese for 15 metres or so. Where Dick Cheese traverses left at the break near the end, go up for two bolts then left to Dick Cheese anchors.

Route name changed at the request of the first ascentionist.

FA: Paul Westwood, 1993

FA: Paul Westwood, 1993

Start up WBTM, traverse right into "Strike of the Silver Fox" then continue right through roof for a few more meters before turning the lip and finishing up head wall.

The bolted seepy weird crack.

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